Jaelen Strong is a wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
A Philadelphia native, Strong attended West Catholic Preparatory. Initially attending Pierce College, Strong verbally committed to play at Arizona State in December 2012.
Strong dazzled during his two seasons in Tempe – his 2014 campaign saw him honored as an ESPN.com All-American and a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist. In February 2015, Strong signed with Roc Nation Sports ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Strong was selected by the Houston Texans with the 70th overall pick in the 3rd round of the 2015 NFL Draft. His first professional career reception was a 42-yard Hail Mary touchdown catch. In September of 2017, Strong was claimed by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Off the field, Strong is passionate about giving back to his community – each summer, Strong hosts the “Legends of Tomorrow” youth football camp in his hometown of Philadelphia.